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Mmm, not as far as I know, theres the big one under the castle, but im sure your not talking bout that, theres one in folkestone, and one near st margerates that lynton tried to dig out before it became structurally unsound, other then that im not sure mate. :?

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does anyone know the anything about the one that is suppose to be in folkstone, think either John V or Lynton, or both, found it. But iI can't remember anything about it :?

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the one in folkestone sounds good to me, any info on it pm me and i will post when i have information.

also st margrets one aswell please

I'll have a dig on the one in Folkstone for you, the St Margerts one is a no-go im afraid, Lynton tried to dig it out (all its entrances were backfilled and buried) and the chalk lining started to show signs of a possible collapse (audible cracking etc) so the project was abandoned and the dig filled in.

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